Grizzlies Rugby Ready for Important Game

Published on October 12, 2012

Grizzlies Flanker Paul Marshall looks to help lead his team to victory against Mohawk this Saturday at 1pm

Georgian’s men’s rugby team enters this weekend with something to prove.

First year head coach John Daggett had his team firing out of the gate to start the season, earning two victories over Sheridan and coming away with a draw against Conestoga.

The previously undefeated Grizzlies ran into the very strong Humber Hawks team last week handing Georgian there first defeat of the season with a 116-0 loss.  The Hawks have scored over one-hundred points in each of their four games so far this season.

Still for Coach Daggett, he takes little comfort in Humber’s early dominance in the standings.

“We are trying to make a statement this week (vs. Mohawk),” said Daggett.  “We are not that team that played against Humber.”

The Grizzlies still find themselves in good position sitting in 2nd place in the west division standings with two games remaining and can control their fate heading into the playoffs.

Georgian will travel to Mohawk Saturday afternoon in an important game for both teams kicking off at 1pm.  The Grizzlies will then wrap up the round robin schedule Sunday, October 21st when they travel to Conestoga.

After making some adjustments, the team refocused in preparation for the trip to Mohawk.

“We had a good hard week of practice, which we needed.  We will be ready for Saturday.”

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Matt Lemay wins again for impressive streak

Published on September 19, 2014

For the third straight tournament Georgian’s Matt Lemay was on top of the mountain.

The first-year Grizzlies golfer from Waterloo continued his impressive run on Wednesday finishing in first place at the Durham College Open held at Lakeridge Links in Whitby. Continue reading

Justin Trudeau connects with Georgian students

Published on September 19, 2014

Just Trudeau, standing with a microphone in front of a smiling crowdMore than 250 people gathered at the Barrie Campus to hear from Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau on Sept. 19. The event, organized by Georgian’s Students’ Administrative Council (SAC), offered students the opportunity to ask the federal politician their burning questions.

Trudeau entered to a big round of applause, was welcomed to Ojibwe territory by elder Ernestine Baldwin, and then was introduced by Orillia SAC President Scott Anderson. Trudeau thanked attendees for taking an interest in the political process before opening the floor to questions.

The young MP addressed trade with China, legalization of marijuana, democratic reform, senate reform, support for soldiers facing post-traumatic stress disorder and the Keystone pipeline. After the hour-long question and answer session, he connected with students one on one – answering their questions and posing for selfies.

One student, who is running for Orillia City Council, asked why youth should go out and vote. “Because it’s a way to change the world,” Trudeau answered.

The Waffle Lotta Bacon Burger is here

Published on September 18, 2014

Waffle lotta bacon burgerThe Last Class restaurant and pub is introducing several dishes with their new fall menu, including their greatest creation yet: The Waffle Lotta Bacon Burger.

The burger is guaranteed to feed even the hungriest of students. It features two eight ounce patties between three Belgian waffles — with Havarti cheese, bacon strips and barbecue sauce. Continue reading

Upcoming speakers: Safety awareness campaign

Published on September 18, 2014

In Canada, domestic violence assault cases account for roughly 40,000 arrests each year. Of all sexual assaults in Canada, less than 10 per cent are reported to the police.

Join fellow students in helping to raise awareness of issues of violence and sexual assault through the Women’s Safety Awareness Campaign.

Upcoming speakers

Owen Sound Campus: Wednesday, Sept. 24, 1 p.m. (Room 62)

  • Shawna Cox, Shelter Supervisor, The Women’s Centre
  • Supporting women and children survivors of domestic violence for approximately 12 years in a variety of settings
  • Passionate about acknowledging and celebrating differences as well as addressing oppression and violence against women

Orillia Campus: Wednesday, Oct. 1, 11 a.m. (Room D102)

  • Liz Westcott, Executive Director, Green Haven Shelter for Women
  • Green Haven opened its doors in October 1991 and has served the City of Orillia and surrounding areas by actively supporting adult women, with or without dependent children, with lived experience of violence and abuse in intimate relationships
  • Liz has been the Executive Director for 23 years, and continues to show passion for what she does

To register for either session, email or call 705.728.1968, ext. 1724.

Last minute walk-in attendees are always welcome.

You can also find helpful tips and information on the Women’s Safety Awareness Campaign website.





Take care of your health at Georgian’s Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic

Published on September 18, 2014


Are you trying to balance school, living away from home, work and relationships? This kind of stress can disrupt your life. It can interfere with eating habits, your mental health and overall well-being. Georgian’s Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic is available to all Georgian students to help you deal with those problems, and more! Continue reading

New parking gate at Duckworth entrance

Published on September 18, 2014

A new parking gate will be installed at the Duckworth St. entrance to the Barrie Campus, with work beginning early the morning of Friday, Sept. 19. There will be security guards on site to direct traffic flow, but you may wish to use another entrance. Continue reading

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